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  1. AFRICA/NIGERIA - One of the Countries with the greatest income and rights inequality

    Fides.org - World 07.24 / 12:28 fides.org
    Lagos - In Nigeria, income inequality is one of the most serious and often less discussed issues. A recent study by Oxfam and the Development Finance International group, puts Nigeria outright last in a list of 152 Countries ranked by their "commitment to reducing inequality". Nigeria's social spending for health, education and social protection is, according to the study, "shamefully low" and "reflects a very poor social protection for citizens". According to information sent to Fides,…
  2. Oil rises as Saudi pledges to limit crude exports, Nigeria OKs output cap

    Seeking Alpha - Markets 07.24 / 11:51 seekingalpha.com
    Crude oil prices turn higher, erasing earlier losses, after Saudi Arabia pledges to cut its exports and Nigeria says it will limit its production at 1.8M bbl/day; U.S. crude now +0.7% at $46.08/bbl, Brent +0.8% at $48.48. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says his country will cap crude oil exports at 6.6M bbl/day in August, nearly 1M bl/day below year-ago levels. Al-Falih says at today's meeting in St. Petersburg that the key goal is to drive down inventories to a…
  3. Nigeria releases 1st new photo of absent leader in 2 months

    SFgate.com-World 07.24 / 10:52 sfgate.com
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's government has released a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari more than two months after he left for London for medical treatment amid growing health concerns. The absences and lack of information have caused tensions in Africa's most populous nation, which faces an ongoing threat from the Boko Haram extremist insurgency and has one of the world's worst humanitarian crises with millions malnourished. A separate statement released Sunday by the president's o…
  4. Three Killed in Northeast Nigeria Suicide Attacks

    Naharnet.com - World 07.24 / 10:34 naharnet.com
    Three people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said on…
  5. Bombers attack two camps in northeast Nigeria, kill 8

    Presstv.com - Media 07.24 / 10:32 presstv.com
    Bombers detonate their explosives at two refugee camps in Nigeria's militancy-riddled northeast, killing eight people and injuring 15…
  6. Nigeria releases 1st new photo of absent leader in 2 months

    Media.wben.com - Buffalo 07.24 / 09:42 media.wben.com
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's government has released a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari more than two months after he left for London for medical treatment amid growing health…
  7. At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 07.24 / 09:24 lethbridgeherald.com
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – At least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria’s main city, a civilian self-defence group said Monday. It was the first major attack on a displaced persons camp in Maiduguri, the birthplace of the Boko Haram extremist insurgency. The attack started late Sunday The post At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports…
  8. At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

    Billingsgazette.com - World 07.24 / 09:06 billingsgazette.com
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A civilian self-defense group says at least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main c…
  9. At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

    Abc27.com - World 07.24 / 09:03 abc27.com
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A civilian self-defense group says at least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two d…
  10. Nigeria: NHIs Boss' Suspension - We Must Quiz Health Minister, Reps Insist

    Allafrica.com -Health 07.24 / 08:59 allafrica.com
    [Vanguard] The House of Representatives has insisted on interrogating the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, to ascertain reasons he suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Professor Usman Yusuf, in the wake of an…
  11. At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

    SFgate.com-World 07.24 / 08:54 sfgate.com
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — At least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city, a civilian self-defense group said Monday. The extremist group's eight-year insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people, kidnapped thousands of others, spilled into neighboring countries and created one of the world's largest humanitarian c…
  12. News24.com | Boko Haram suspects arrested after gunfight: Nigeria police

    News24.com - Africa 07.24 / 08:45 www.news24.com
    Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kano say they have arrested five suspected Boko Harram militants after a gunfight, marking a flare-up of jihadist violence in the…
  13. At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

    O.seattletimes.com - World 07.24 / 08:45 o.seattletimes.com
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A civilian self-defense group says at least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria’s main city. Spokesman Bello Danbatta tells The Associated Press that the attack started late Sunday night in Maiduguri and left another 15 people wounded. The Nigeria-based extremist group […
  14. It is sad Nigeria still imports apple, cucumber, toothpicks – CBN governor, Emefiele

    Effiezy.com - Politics 07.24 / 08:35 effiezy.com
    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has blamed the ongoing economic recession in Nigeria on overdependence on importation of goods from other counties. Emefiele said it was shameful that Nigeria still imported items such as apple, cucumber and eggs from South Africa, beef from Zambia and toothpicks from China. He, however, assured Nigerians that the…
  15. UK to invest in Nigeria’s energy sector

    Effiezy.com - Politics 07.24 / 08:35 effiezy.com
    Britain has expressed its readiness to invest in pipeline infrastructure, renewable energy, gas and power of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry. British High Commissioner, Mr. Paul Arkwright, made this promise when the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, visited the Chancery of British High Commission…
  16. At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

    Federalnewsradio.com - World 07.24 / 08:17 federalnewsradio.com
    At least 8 dead after female suicide bombers attack camps in northeastern Nigeria The post At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria appeared first on…
  17. A day in the life of a model in Nigeria

    Dazeddigital.com -Fashion 07.24 / 07:59 www.dazeddigital.com
    We head to Lagos to spend time with models and agencies, to see how the country’s fashion identity is entering a bold, exciting new e…
  18. Nigeria and Libya must join OPEC deal, Russian minister says as oil talks begin

    Seeking Alpha - Markets 07.24 / 07:55 seekingalpha.com
    Nigeria and Libya should join the global oil production agreement as soon as their output stabilizes, Russian Energy Minister Novak has said, leading up to today’s critical meeting of OPEC countries and Russia in St. Petersburg. Energy ministers, including Novak and Saudi Arabia's Khalid al-Falih, have held a series of “intensive consultations” over the weekend about the challenges for the deal struck last year to take ~1.8M barrels of crude oil off the global market, but prices have rema…
  19. Nigeria releases 1st new photo of absent leader in 2 months

    Abc27.com - World 07.24 / 07:02 abc27.com
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s government has released a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari more than two months after he left for London …
  20. Nigeria: Widal Test Causes Typhoid Misdiagnosis, Wrong Treatment

    Allafrica.com -Health 07.24 / 06:57 allafrica.com
    [Daily Trust] Wrong widal tests have contributed to the misdiagnosis and poor management of typhoid fever in Nigeria, Daily Trust investigations have…